The June to July 2021, Lille European Summer Program will be offered virtually

* This experience may require live attendance at lectures, webinars and group work sessions, at a time decided by the partner organisation. No special considerations will be extended to any successful applicant if an approved experience coincides with the commencement of Semester Two studies at UQ. We strongly recommend you consider the time zone differences prior to application. 

The Lille European Summer Program (Session 2) is a four-week academic course for students who want to discover France and Europe. The program combines a variety of innovative, student-centred academic programs at the Université Catholique de Lille, tailored to suit different academic needs and schedules, and to provide a welcoming environment and an excellent study/life balance. 

Fields of study

  • Art History
  • Innovation
  • Sustainability
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • Communication
  • Marketing
  • Public Policy
  • History, Sociology
  • Development

UQ Students are able to participate in Lille's European Summer Program 2 (ESP2 - Session 2). Find more information regarding specific courses on the host university website. 

Credit Equivalent

6 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units after successful completion of experience (pending UQ faculty approval). 

Students from the below faculties may be eligible to receive credit for this experience:

  • BEL
  • HaSS
  • Science

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Student Eligibility Criteria and the ESP entry requirements.

 Apply to UQ  Apply to host


The program fee is approximately $1,250 AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university page. Discounts may be available for UQ students. 


Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding. Applicants will be notified by mid-May (for winter programs) or late-October (for summer programs) if they are eligible for grants and scholarships awarded by the Internships and Global Experiences Team. Please do not rely on this funding to support your experience.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 30 April 2021
Host: 1 May 2021

Program Dates (Session 2 only available to UQ students)

Start: 25 June 2021
End: 24 July 2021

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Lille, France (virtual)
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate*

*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.